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Publication Exclusive: Significant advantages abound for young patients who have laser vision correction

September 1, 2015

Greg has touched on the four most significant advantages of having laser vision correction — quality of life, better vision, cost savings and safety — while also discussing that a full 90% of the population has reached ocular maturity by age 18 years and is ready for refractive surgery.

He also mentions the very high prevalence of laser vision correction in the four branches of the armed services and previews our article in an upcoming issue of Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery about refractive surgery in refractive surgeons, in which we show ... well, you will have to wait for that one.

In the Journals

PubMed reflects linear increase in ophthalmology publications

September 1, 2015
The number of ophthalmology articles published and recorded in PubMed from 1998 to 2012 significantly increased in linear progression for both adult and pediatric…
In the Journals

Corneal changes seen with contact lens wear after cataract surgery in Infant Aphakia Treatment Study

August 31, 2015
The use of extended-wear contact lenses after cataract extraction in infants may lead to increased endothelial cell density, coefficient of variation of cell area and…
Business News

CenterVue to launch Compass fundus automated perimetry system in US

August 31, 2015
CenterVue will launch the Compass fundus automated perimetry system in the U.S. in September, the company announced in a press release.The Compass system provides…
Business News

Nicox reports €4.6 million in revenue in first half of 2015

August 31, 2015
Nicox reported €4.6 million in revenue in the first half of 2015 compared with €2.1 million in the same period of 2014, according to a press release. Net loss was…
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Practical Retina

Comparing Aflibercept, Bevacizumab, and Ranibizumab for DME: Analysis of DRCR Protocol T

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina, March 2015, Volume 46 Issue 3
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CME
Real-world Use of Anti-VEGF Therapy

Real-world Use of Anti-VEGF Therapy

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Anti-VEGF is well established as first-line therapy for the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME) and age-related…
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Meeting News Coverage Video
VIDEO: Defining and treating astigmatism

VIDEO: Defining and treating astigmatism

July 26, 2015
At the Kiawah Eye 2015 meeting, John A. Hovanesian, MD, FACS, discusses how treating astigmatism in patients will…
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